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WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D.-Mich., and Sen. Kay Hagan, D.-N.C., are urging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to approve disaster assistance for small pork producers affected by
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 -- The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) said it is concerned about reports that the Obama administration is prepared to designate the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks region in New Mexico as a National Monument. Such a designation would
WASHINGTON, March, 12, 2014-- A new study of global food supplies documents for the first time what its authors say has been long suspected: over the last five decades: human diets around the world have grown ever more similar
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 - Help Agri-Pulse celebrate Ag Day's 41st anniversary and our 10th year in business. Please join Agri-Pulse on Monday, March 24 for our Farm to Fork Politics discussion, where United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will join
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 - Compared to the more popular options available to farmers and ranchers, whole farm insurance might be considered the Rodney Dangerfield of the industry. These plans, which aim to protect against low farm income based on
WASHINGTON, MARCH 10, 2014 - U.S. soybean exports will reach a record 1.53 billion bushels (41.64 million metric tons) in the marketing year ending Aug. 31, up 20 million bushels from the month-ago forecast and up 16 percent from the previous year, reflecting
WASHINGTON, MARCH 9, 2014 -- U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack both say the U.S. is working hard to reach a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before President Obama's trip to Asia in April but
James Moll produced "Farmland", a documentary about six farmers and ranchers from across the United States. The funding for the film came from the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance but Moll says he had complete editorial control. The film had it's debut on Thursday, April 14 at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. Five of the farmers featured in the film attended the gala event.
Moll is a very high profile film maker for this type of project. He has academy award credits to his name but says he had never been on a farm until he produced "Farmland". His point of view remains understated as he says he wanted the farmers to speak for themselves and tell about their industry and affection for their livelihood and lifestyle.